Ghana Community Development Internship

Company : GVI
Location : Ghana, Kokrobite Village
Duration: 4 weeks to 3 months
Approx Costs: 2000 to 3000+ £ Pound (UK)

Gain skills needed for a career in social impact when you join this community development internship in Ghana. 



  • Become part of a team working on developing sustainable empowerment initiatives
  • Experience the Ghanaian culture and see some historical sights 
  • Gain practical experience needed for a career in social impact 
  • Opportunity to complete online courses endorsed by the University of Richmond in the United States 
  • Gain access to a job portal upon successful completion of this internship
  • Upon completion earn a professional reference


Travel to Ghana

Experience the culturally rich village of Kokrabite and work on critical community development initiatives. 

Contribute directly to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals #4 Quality Education, #6 Clean Water and Sanitation, #8 Economic Growth, #10 Reduced Inequality and #12 Reduced Consumption and Production.

As an intern you could expect to be involved in the following activities:

  • classroom support
  • developing new extra curricular activities for local schools 
  • hosting vocational training workshops focusing on healthcare, gender equality, professional skills development, international development
  • Arts and craft sessions with nursery and junior school students 

The focus of your project will depend on the needs of the local community as well as our project partners at the time of travel. 

You will be motivated to generate new solutions and propose new elements to improve contribution to the development of the community in Thailand.

Interns are required to complete weekly assignments and host leadership days. While on program, interns are supported by a dedicated mentor.

This internship includes three online courses which must be completed in order to obtain a certificate offered in partnership with the University of Richmond in the United States:

  • Community Development
  • Leadership Training
  • Career Development

After successful completion of this internship, you will be offered two career coaching sessions as well as gain access to a job portal. Get in touch for more information!

Costs / Benefits

Since we opened our doors in 1998, we have spent over 65% of all funds directly on our projects. It is our mission to support field operations in the long term. Rather than abandon programs that recruit fewer volunteers we strategically invest from our fully staffed sites to help maintain our presence across the globe. The remaining 35% that is not directly invested in our programs covers the cost of volunteer recruitment, the operations of our head office.

Cost for the program by duration:
4 weeks - £2,145
6 weeks - £2,895
8 weeks - £3,395
10 weeks - £3,845
12 weeks - £4,395


- 18+
- English
- Good physical fitness

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